GUWAHATI: Despite the ballot debacle, AICC basic secretary answerable for Assam, Jitendra Singh, thanked the folks of Assam for reposing their religion within the ideology of the INC and serving to the occasion emerge as a robust opposition with Mahajot getting 50 seats within the 126-member home.
In phrases of vote-share, he stated the hole between the 2 alliances just isn’t very massive. Though the Congress alliance misplaced the second successive meeting polls, Singh stated Congress improved their place within the meeting. “In phrases of seats, the tally of the Congress went up by three seats (from 26 in 2016 to 29 now). We misplaced seven seats by a margin of lower than 5,000 votes. The AIUDF, BPF and the Left events stay our valued allies and we’ll proceed to struggle for the welfare of the folks,” Singh stated in a information convention right here on Monday.
The Grand Old Party will quickly analyse the election outcomes with a view to doing higher in future elections. But the occasion in-charge noticed that the Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP) and the Raijor Dal additionally helped the BJP consolidate its place in Upper Assam, which was on the vortex of the anti-CAA protests.
“The AJP and Raijor Dal need to do some soul-searching on how they ended up helping the very forces that they were seeking to oppose,” Singh added and blamed the 2 new regional events for ruining the prospects of the Congress in at the very least 10 seats. If not for them the occasion may have bagged 64 seats.
While Congratulating incumbent chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal for the victory, Singh hoped that the BJP would fulfil its electoral promises- “more so the promise to provide jobs and employment opportunities.”
“We also hope that the financial support schemes of the government would continue. We sincerely hope that the BJP government would continue to provide financial aid to the tea garden workers after the elections,” he added, urging the federal government to extend their wages in order that they will stay a lifetime of dignity.
Among the 5 ensures the Congress had promised to the folks if it gained was Rs 365 every day wage for tea backyard employees. But the tea backyard voters bestowed their religion within the saffron alliance, appreciating the welfare measures within the first tenure.
The occasion promised that it’ll additionally help the federal government positively in mitigating the corona disaster. “Many people of Assam residing outside the state have been victims of the pandemic and many more are afflicted and need urgent help.The government of Assam should have a database of those people residing outside of Assam in different states who are affected by the virus and extend all help they can from here,” learn a Congress assertion.